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of or relating to the nations of Africa and Asia or their peoples.
Historical Examples

An Afro-Asian with skin like dark honey and smooth, pleasant, rather flat features.
It’s All Yours Sam Merwin

of or relating to both Africa and Asia, esp as part of the Third World


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